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This year, Echos and Homes and Google Assistant/Alexa Voice Service enabled devices are going to be on sale. But what about next year?

If the Amazon or Google hardware eventually goes to $0, what will speaker companies/consumer electronic hardware companies fight over? The sales that might be on in a year from could be:

  • Screen-based devices
  • Additional built in features on CE devices
  • “unlimited” services being bundled with the purchase of connected products
  • Many products being bundled together as kits

Maybe in a year’s time there’ll still be VR/AR wear but that might be the 2020 sales.

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